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Uncle Ben’s announces third annual cooking contest
RANCHO DOMINGUEZ, Calif. — Uncle Ben's brand is teaming up with celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson for the third annual Ben's Beginners Cooking Contest, which is aimed at inspiring healthy eating habits by encouraging parents and kids to cook together.
Starting Wednesday, Aug. 13, parents with children in grades K-8 can submit home videos of their families preparing a rice-based meal and discussing the experience together, the company said.
The bond that can blossom between parents and their children when cooking together is enormous," said Tim Snyder, VP of sales and marketing, Mars Food North America, the parent company of the Uncle Ben's brand. "It's our goal to instill this bond in families and at the same time, get kids to learn about healthy eating."
Participants will have the chance to win one of five grand prizes, which include $15,000 in cash, a hometown celebration and a $30,000 cafeteria makeover for their child's school. Submissions will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 10. Families can go to UncleBens.com for the official rules of the contest.
Guinness to kick off Discovery Series with new lager
LATROBE, Pa. and DUBLIN — Guinness, a brand from Diageo, announced the debut of Guinness Blonde American Lager, which incorporates American hops and Guinness yeast.
The brand's newest beverage is the first release in the Guinness Discovery Series, which showcases a range of "fusion brew" beer options, all of which will be released under the Guinness trademark. The series will release these brews bi-annually, beginning with Guinness Blonde American Lager.
"Beer drinkers' tastes are evolving and people are looking to try different flavors and styles, and we're excited to show what Guinness is capable of beyond the traditional dark stout with Guinness Blonde American Lager," said Doug Campbell, Guinness brand director. "The beauty of this beer is that we're able to produce a characteristically American-style lager, while fusing the standards of quality and taste expected of Guinness with a taste profile and color characteristics long loved by traditional American beer drinkers."
Guinness Blonde American Lager will be available in a 12-oz. bottle 6-pack, with a suggested retail price of $8.99. The beverage will hit shelves in mid-September.